A new member has joined the team at VALOR!

Samuli started his professional career at Metso in 2004, after which he worked at a leading global management consulting firm, BearingPoint, for over six years. Prior to joining VALOR in 2018, Samuli held several leadership positions at a €2bn turnover construction company Lemminkäinen (now part of YIT), as well as a group management team position at a leading international bakery wholesaler.

His areas of expertise include strategy formulation and implementation, supply chain, and operational excellence, with a deep, hands-on knowledge of change management initiatives, in both growth, and efficiency improvement situations. Geographically, Samuli has a vast amount of global operational experience, and in the last years his business responsibilities have focused on Eastern trade, as well as Russia. He holds a Master’s Degree from Umeå School of Business and Economics, and a BA (Hons) from London Metropolitan University.

In his private life, Samuli is a devoted father to his son. He is also a lifestyle endurance athlete and a cross country skier, with some thirty pairs of race skis in his garage.